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Located at Grand Boulevard in Sandestin, Emeril’s Coastal Italian is the first of Emeril’s Restaurants in Northwest Florida. Originally, Emeril was not entertaining the idea of opening a restaurant in his adopted home town of South Walton where he lives with his family. But, many like myself were thrilled when he reconsidered. Emeril’s Coastal Italian...
October 13, 2017

A Day At Grand Boulevard & Dinner At Emeril’s Coastal Italian

Located at Grand Boulevard in Sandestin, Emeril’s Coastal Italian is the first of Emeril’s Restaurants in Northwest Florida. Originally, Emeril was not entertaining the idea of opening a restaurant in his adopted home town of South Walton where he lives with his family. But, many like myself were thrilled when he reconsidered. Emeril’s Coastal Italian...
October 4, 2017

Chef Wesley True Joins The Gulf As Executive Culinary Director

Bravo TV Top Chef contestant, Wesley True, has brought his culinary talents to the Emerald Coast. True has joined the team as the Culinary Director of The Gulf’s newest location on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. True is widely known from his appearance as a contestant on season 13 of Bravo Network’s Top...
September 21, 2017

Fuel Restaurant and Emerald Coast Autism Center Celebrate One Year Anniversary Party September 28th

Chef Dan Pettis of One20 A Modern Bistro in Niceville, one of our favorite Gulf Coast Restaurants, is hosting a 1 Year Anniversary Party for his sister restaurant, Fuel, as well as the the Emerald Coast Autism Center. “We are honored to celebrate the one year anniversary of both Fuel and the ECAC. Myself and...
September 15, 2017

Loving The Henderson’s Love Locals Program

Not long ago I was invited to a Love Locals event held at The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort, which recently opened its doors in Destin. This amazing hotel property is the swankiest we have in the Florida Panhandle, and offers incredible views of the Gulf and the state park west of the...